Richard J. Cowan

Richard J. Cowan, 62, Hollidaysburg Veterans Home, formerly of Portage, died Monday at the home. He was born in Johnstown, son of the late David E. II and Bernadette (Godish) Cowan. Surviving are five siblings: David E. III of Chambersburg, Janet Gentile of Dunlo, Carol Burd of Altoona, Joanne Spaid of Somerset and Linda Plummer of Portage. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran of the Vietnam War. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 8, 2014, at Gilden Barton Funeral Home, 1401 Ninth Ave., Altoona.